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Greene discounts world record by Bolt in London


June 28th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Eugene (Oregon), June 28 (IANS/CMC) Former Olympic sprint champion Maurice Greene has dismissed the notion that Jamaican Usain Bolt can rescale the lofty heights of 2008 when he established two mind-boggling ... Read more...

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No London berth for Olympic decathlon champion Clay


June 24th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) US decathlon great Bryan Clay has been denied a chance to defend his title at the 2012 London Olympics after being disqualified at the trials.Clay stumbled ... Read more...

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Liu Xiang equals men’s 110m hurdles world record


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang equalled the 12.87 seconds world record to claim the men's 110m hurdles title at the 2012 IAAF Diamond League at Eugene, Oregon.Cuban ... Read more...

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An Eugene Man Changes His Name To Captain Awesome!


December 7th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Eugene, Oregon, Dec 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Douglas Allen Smith Jr, 27, a man who lives in Eugene has changed his name to Captain Awesome after watching NBC's "Chuck". Douglas Allen ... Read more...

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Ticket Fiasco For Elton John’s Concert At Matthew Knight Arena


December 5th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Friday, thousands of music lovers had problems in purchasing tickets for the upcoming Elton John concert slated for February at the Matthew Knight Arena in ... Read more...

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Men ‘like women with small feet’


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): Men prefer women with small feet - though they might not be aware of it, says a new study.Jeremy Atkinson, an evolutionary psychologist at the University at Albany, ... Read more...

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Conan O’Brien Tour Details Revealed


March 12th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Mar 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former talk show host of NBC, ace comedian Conan O'Brien has devised a unique idea to bounce back even when he is prohibited to appear on ... Read more...

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Driver dies in Roseburg, OR after crashing into police car


February 16th, 2010 - 1:20 am ICT by BNO News
PORTLAND, OREGON (BNO NEWS) – A Roseburg, Oregon man died after crashing into a police car last Sunday, local police said Monday.Roseburg Police attempted to stop Nathan W. Lubken, 31, after a ... Read more...

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Eugene, OR police arrest teen for drunk driving after causing a head-on collision


January 19th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by BNO News
EUGENE, OREGON (BNO NEWS) – Oregon State Police arrested a Eugene, Oregon resident on Sunday for drunk driving after a two-vehicle crash that resulted in serious injuries to a woman.Jason A. Curtis, ... Read more...

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Americans say financial crisis poses a greater threat than terrorism


October 11th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Eugene (Oregon US), Oct.11 (ANI): Eighty-one percent of Americans surveyed in a national poll agree that the financial crisis "poses a greater threat to the quality of life than does the ... Read more...

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Olympics to see three fastest men in 100 metres sprint


July 18th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 18 (Xinhua) The Beijing Olympic Games will be unlike any before. No previous Olympics have seen the world's fastest trio who are all close contenders for the men's 100 metres ... Read more...

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Sprinter Gatlin’s Olympic fate will be decided next week


May 30th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by admin
DPA Lausanne (Switzerland), May 30 (DPA) US sprinter Justin Gatlin will discover next week whether he has a chance of competing this summer at the Olympic Games. The Court of Arbitration for Sport ... Read more...

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Programme reduces onset of obesity and eating disorders


April 30th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Healthy Weight, an obesity prevention programme run by Oregon Research Institute, helped 61 percent and 55 percent of young women respectively to keep eating disorders and obesity at ... Read more...

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